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Construction Contracts and Law

Undergraduate | CUR-CME309 | 2024

Previously CUR-CME108

Build a solid understanding of the legal landscape and laws affecting construction projects in Australia. Study ways to negotiate and manage contracts and get tips from industry case studies. Learn techniques to identify risks and resolve disputes.

Study method
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Assessments
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
Duration
13 weeks
Start dates
27 May 2024

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Construction Contracts and Law

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. demonstrate how the critical elements of the Australian legal system are applied with particular reference to the construction industry
    2. examine and explain concepts of the law of contract and tort to construction industry case studies

    3. evaluate alternative legal dispute resolution options on construction projects.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:

Elective

  • CUR-BAS-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Architectural Science)
  • CUR-IND-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Interior Design
  • CUR-FAST-DEG-2024 - Fast track your Curtin on campus study
  • CUR-IAH-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Interior Architecture) (Honours)

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • CUR-CME108 (Not currently available)

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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UndergraduateCUR-IND-DEG

Bachelor of Interior Design

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UndergraduateCUR-FAST-DEG

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